dsm-firmenich extends Sustell™ to cover sea bass and sea bream

dsm-firmenich, the leading innovator in health, nutrition, and beauty, has recently launched a marine fish module for Sustell™, allowing aquaculture producers of sea bass and sea bream to map the full environmental footprint of their operations.

In 2022 dsm-firmenich launched Sustell™ for salmon, with leading salmon producer Bakkafrost as a development cooperation partner.

Backed by robust methodology, ISO certification and data connectivity, Sustell™ is the leading life cycle assessment (LCA) solution for animal protein. Sustell™ provides the food value chain with a credible, science-based approach to collecting farm data, measuring the environmental footprint, and mapping a course for further development of the animal protein industry. 

Louise Buttle, Sustell™ lead for Aqua & Global Key Account Manager at dsm-firmenich stated, “Now marine fish producers of species such as salmonids, seabass and sea bream can conduct full life cycle assessment at scale, ensuring a strong return on investment and providing a credible and accurate footprint, and a great user experience!  Extending the Sustell™ platform to include sea bass and sea bream is a demonstration of dsm-firmenich’s commitment and continued innovations to further develop the sustainable production of seafood through aquaculture.”

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

About Sustell™

Sustell™ accurately measures your full environmental footprint and provides actionable insights on how to reduce your impact. Several years in development and continually updated, Sustell™ was developed in collaboration with key partners, including Blonk, recognized experts in the field of agri-food lifecycle analysis, as well as customers and users worldwide to reflect real-world needs of sustainable animal protein production. Sustell™ is an advanced platform and additional consultancy service as required, that utilizes farm-level data to simplify the complexity of measuring, validating and improving the environmental sustainability of animal protein – transparently, scientifically, farm by farm, production system by production system.


Published on

18 January 2024


  • Press release
  • Sustell™
  • Sustainability & Welfare
  • Aquaculture

Media Contacts

KWT Global (for dsm-firmenich): Cameron Pope
Media contact for dsm-firmenich: Ryan Hines


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